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Promoting Positive Attitudes in Older People’s Care

Promoting Positive Attitudes in Older People’s Care

A one-day workshop to reflect and discuss the priorities of older people in health and social care. 

Entry and Admissions

Ancillary Award:

CPD

Level:

Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

Part time

Delivery Method:

Campus

Course Length:

Full day

School:

School of Health Sciences

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Campus:

Preston

Start Date:

Wednesday 7th November 2018, 10-4pm

Entry Requirements:

Who should attend?

All health professionals working with older clients.

Maximum number of participants: 25

Course Content

Course Outline:
A one-day workshop to reflect and discuss the priorities of older people in health and social care.  Key priorities in research have considered loneliness and isolation, support and training for family carers, negative perceptions of older people and inequalities related to public services and healthcare.  Older people should be actively involved in all stages of their care and this workshop aims to echo this.

Those who attend are given the opportunity to share their views and opinions and to discuss priorities in care within their clinical environment.

The main aim of this workshop is to identify and focus issues that are important to older people, as well as create an environment for health professionals to share ideas related to these important issues.

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

Facilitators
Susan Anderson
Lisa Broadley

Both Sue and Lisa are Senior Lecturers within the School of Health Sciences.  Their remit is to work alongside health professionals in relation to the Care of the Older Person, Infection Prevention and Control, Diabetes and Research.

Sue’s clinical background is in Acute Medicine and the Older Person.

Lisa’s clinical background is in Community care and Practice Nursing.

Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the workshops participants will:

- To raise awareness of the ageing process including physical, psychological, social, spiritual and mental health.

- To consider activities, support and services available to the older person
Support older people with a wide range of needs.

- Identify ways for the older person to connect to their community.

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Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892440
Email: SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

WORKSHOP COST: £90

For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

Book your place via our Online Application System.

For further information please contact: healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk

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